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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Re-opening MA: Phase III - Step I - Effective July 6, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Date of Record: July 2, 2020 

Phase III - "Vigilant" of the state’s plan will be deployed Monday, July 6, 2020 allowing additional businesses such as gyms, sporting events, casinos, museums, and movie thea...

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Re-opening Massachusetts Board of Health
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Weekly Report: 1 Additional Positive Case of COVID-19 in the Town of Shrewsbury

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1 additional positive case of COVID-19 has been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury bringing the total to 318. Positive COVID-19 case reports are updated weekly on Thursday. Click the link for the press release.

Press Release of July 2, 2020 Board of Health
Posted on: June 30, 2020

COVID-19 Updated Guidance for those traveling to MA

All travelers arriving to Massachusetts – including Massachusetts residents returning home – are instructed to self-quarantine for 14 days, except that, beginning July 1, 2020, travelers from Rhode Island, Connecticut, Vermont, New Ham...

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Board of Health
Posted on: June 30, 2020

COVID-19 Safety Tips during the 4th of July and the Summer months

The Massachusetts Health Officer’s Association (MHOA) has been working with the Academic Public Health Volunteer Corps (APHVC) who have produced infographics for local Boards of Health for both the 4th of July and the summer months. &am...

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MHOA Website Board of Health
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Shrewsbury Positive COVID-19 Cases - Demographic Data

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The Central Massachusetts Regional Public Health Alliance has provided the following demographic data for positive COVID-19 cases in the Town of Shrewsbury as of June 26, 2020: 

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Board of Health
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Reminder for all MA Residents to Wear Masks in Public due to COVID-19

Face Mask Instructions

COVID-19 Order 31 - Effective May 6, 2020

Your cloth face covering should:

✔️ Reach above the nose, below the chin, and completely cover the mouth and nostrils

✔️ Fit snugly against the sides of the face

✔️ Be made of multiple layers of fabric that you can st...

Read on...

Considerations for Wearing Cloth Face Coverings Board of Health
Posted on: February 11, 2020

Annual Shrewsbury Farmers Market - June 17 thru September 30, 2020

About the Market

The Shrewsbury Farmers Market is open every Wednesday from June 17 thru September 30, 2020 offering fresh fruits and vegetables including specialty Asian and micro green produce. Local, grass fed, free range and antibiotic free meats inclu...

Read on...

Farmers Market Flier 2020 Board of Health
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Shrewsbury Positive COVID-19 Cases - Demographic Data

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The Central Massachusetts Regional Public Health Alliance has provided the following demographic data for positive COVID-19 cases in the Town of Shrewsbury as of June 19, 2020:

Read on...

Board of Health
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Re-opening MA: Phase II - Step II - June 22, 2020

Date of Record: June 19, 2020 - Governor Charlie Baker’s Press Release

The following businesses/services will be eligible reopen in Step II in Phase II on June 22, 2020:

  • Indoor table service at restaurants - please visit RESTAU...
Read on...

Re-opening Massachusetts Board of Health
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Re-opening MA: Step 1 of Phase II - Effective June 8, 2020

Date of Record: June 6, 2020 - Governor Charlie Baker’s Press Release: The Governor initiated Phase II of the Re-Opening Plan by formal EXECUTIVE ORDER 35 and only following a careful review of public health data. This Order outlines details for...

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Re-opening Massachusetts Board of Health
Posted on: May 12, 2020

Mosquitoes - Protect yourself this Summer!

Central MA Mosquito Control’s 2020 Spray Schedule

If you would like to opt out of spraying, please complete the Pesticide Exclusion Request online  

Please click the Mosquito Prevention link below for more information.

Read on...

Mosquito Prevention Board of Health
Posted on: May 26, 2020

COVID-19: Steps Businesses need to take before Re-opening

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) also launched www.mass.gov/reopening, which has detailed information about how reopening will proceed. 

There are several steps businesses will need to take to take before re-opening.&a...

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Board of Health
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Webpage for the Town of Shrewsbury

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As concerns rise over the Coronavirus (COVID-19), town officials are proactively monitoring the situation to provide Shrewsbury residents, town employees, businesses and the general public with updates on some of the measures that have been taken to date ...

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Board of Health
Posted on: February 28, 2019

Polystyrene Reduction Ban Bylaw - Effective January 1, 2020

In summary, this bylaw is to promote safe, reusable, and sustainable alternatives. It will also enhance both public and environmental health and reduce waste management issues.

Please click the Polystyrene Reduction Ban Bylaw Letter & Flier li...

Read on...

Polystyrene Reduction Ban Letter & Flier Board of Health
Posted on: December 31, 2019

How To Help Your Teen Quit Vaping

For more information, please click the Vaping Letter to Parents link below.

Vaping Letter to Parents Board of Health
Posted on: January 14, 2020

SepticSmart Week: September 14 thru September 18, 2020

Each year, EPA holds SepticSmart Week with outreach activities to encourage homeowners and communities to care for and maintain their septic systems.

During SepticSmart Week, EPA seeks to inform homeowners on proper septic system care and maintenance, assi...

Read on...

SepticSmart 2020 Announcement Board of Health

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Weekly Report: 1 Additional Positive Case of COVID-19 in the Town of Shrewsbury

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1 additional positive case of COVID-19 has been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury bringing the total to 318. Positive COVID-19 case reports are updated weekly on Thursday. Click the link for the press release.

Press Release of July 2, 2020 Board of Selectmen
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Reopening Guidelines for Town Offices

Reopening Guidelines

Issued July 2, 2020

Town Hall

(including School Department & SELCO)

Town Hall will be opening to the public on Tuesday July 7, 2020 for appointment only for essential services when other methods are not suitable. Appointments can be ma...
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Board of Selectmen
Posted on: June 30, 2020

Vacancy Notice: Historic District Commission

The Board of Selectmen is seeking a qualified person interested in serving on the Historic District Commission for a three year term to expire on June 30, 2023.  This seven person commission is charged with all powers and duties associated with a...

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Board of Selectmen
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Shrewsbury Positive COVID-19 Cases - Demographic Data

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The Central Massachusetts Regional Public Health Alliance has provided the following demographic data for positive COVID-19 cases in the Town of Shrewsbury as of June 26, 2020: 

Read on...

Board of Selectmen
Posted on: June 26, 2020

Board of Selectmen & Town Moderator Meet to Discuss 2020 Annual Town Meeting Quorum Reduction

Town Meeting

Pursuant to Section 7 of Chapter 92 of the Acts of 2020, the Board of Selectmen of the will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, at 7:15 p.m., remotely via Google Meet, to consider, in consultation with and with the approval of the Shrewsbury ...

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Board of Selectmen
Posted on: June 26, 2020

Annual Town Meeting Postponed to July 29, 2020 at Shrewsbury High School

Shrewsbury High School

Due to COVID-19, The Annual Town Meeting has been rescheduled to Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 7:00 pm at Shrewsbury High School Field House, 64 Holden Street, as determined by the Town Moderator pursuant to M.G.L. Chapter 39 Section 10A

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Click here to view the 2020 Town Meeting Warrant Board of Selectmen
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Shrewsbury Town Buildings Closed to the Public until July 6, 2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Shrewsbury Town Buildings Closed to the Public until July 6, 2020

Shrewsbury, MA – June 19, 2020

In response to the Coronavirus and in consideration of information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Mas...

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Press Release of June 19, 2020 Board of Selectmen
Posted on: June 16, 2020

Town Officials Discuss Racial Inequalities, Proclaim June 19th as Juneteenth, Propose Task Force

On June 15, 2020, the Board of Selectmen proclaimed June 19th as Juneteenth:

This is following a discussion from June 4th in which the Board released a statement regarding death of George Floyd in Minnesota and the resulting protests across the nation. The...

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Board of Selectmen
Posted on: June 16, 2020

Weekly Reporting of Positive COVID-19 Cases in the Town of Shrewsbury

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Please be advised that the Town of Shrewsbury will be transitioning to weekly reporting of new COVID-19 Positive Cases, as opposed to daily reporting. Updates of positive cases will be provided each Thursday afternoon.  The Worcester City Manager...

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Board of Selectmen
Posted on: June 8, 2020

2019 Annual Town Report

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The Town of Shrewsbury 2019 Annual Town Report is now available to view. Click here.

2019 Annual Town Report Board of Selectmen
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Statement Regarding the Recent Death of George Floyd and the Resulting National Protests

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The Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen strongly denounces the shocking and horrific actions of those Minneapolis police officers that resulted in the tragic death of George Floyd. Their actions reflect poorly on the hundreds of thousands of honorable and profe...

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Board of Selectmen
Posted on: June 2, 2020

Project Approval and New Speed Limit along Route 20

45 MPH Sign

Office of Representative Hannah E. Kane

Commonwealth of Massachusetts

For Immediate Release

Contact: Anna Darrow, 617-722-2810, Anna.Darrow@mahouse.gov 

June 1, 2020

$15.4M Shrewsbury Route 20 Project Approved by MassDOT

Rep. Kane and Town Off...

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Read the Press Release Here Board of Selectmen
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Annual Town Meeting Warrant - June 29, 2020

Town Meeting

The 2020 Annual Town Meeting Warrant has been posted. The Town Meeting has been scheduled by the Board of Selectmen for June 29, 2020 at 7:00 pm at the Shrewsbury High School Field House located at 64 Holden Street (please note location change).

Given the ...

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June 29, 2020 Annual Town Meeting Warrant Board of Selectmen
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Water Use Restrictions

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Water Use Restrictions

Whereas The Board of Selectmen has determined that a shortage of water exists and conservation measures are necessary to ensure an adequate supply of water to all water consumers, and 

Whereas The conditions set forth in the ...

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Board of Selectmen
Posted on: April 9, 2020

Annual Town Meeting & Election Postponed

The Board of Selectmen, acting under newly granted authority by the Legislature and Governor (Chapter 53 of the Acts of 2020) is announcing the postponement of the Annual Town Election, originally scheduled for May 5, 2020, and the Annual Town Meeting, or...

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Press Release of April 9, 2020 Board of Selectmen
Posted on: April 1, 2020

Shrewsbury Town Buildings Closed to the Public through May 1, 2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Shrewsbury Town Buildings Closed to the Public through May 1, 2020

Shrewsbury, MA – April 1, 2020

In response to the Coronavirus and in consideration of information from the Centers for

Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Mas...

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Press Release of April 1, 2020 Board of Selectmen
Posted on: March 26, 2020

COVID-19 Report from the Town Manager - 3/24/2020


The following is a transcript of the report given to the Board of Selectmen at its meeting on March 24, 2020.

COVID-19 Report from the Town Manager - 3/24/2020 Board of Selectmen
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Board of Selectmen vote to enact a Declaration of Local State of Emergency in response to COVID-19

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On March 24, 2020, the Board of Selectmen voted to enact a Declaration of Local State of Emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.As Town Manager Kevin Mizikar stated,"First and foremost, the Declaration of Emergency will acknowledge just how s...

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Declaration of Local State of Emergency_COVID19 Board of Selectmen
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Webpage for the Town of Shrewsbury

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As concerns rise over the Coronavirus (COVID-19), town officials are proactively monitoring the situation to provide Shrewsbury residents, town employees, businesses and the general public with updates on some of the measures that have been taken to date ...

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Board of Selectmen
Posted on: February 26, 2020

Town of Shrewsbury Launches New Fiscal Transparency Center

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Shrewsbury, MA  (February 26, 2020) - The Town of Shrewsbury announced today that it has partnered with ClearGov, a leading provider of transparency, budgeting and forecasting solutions for local governments.

This new transparency center will allo...

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Board of Selectmen
Posted on: June 28, 2019

NEW Solid Waste & Recycling Program to begin on MONDAY July 1, 2019

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Effective July 1, 2019, the Town of Shrewsbury and Waste Management are introducing a new Solid Waste & Recycling Program. A number of information sessions were held for this rollout which can be viewed at the links below. The top questions and answer...

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Board of Selectmen

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Webpage for the Town of Shrewsbury

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As concerns rise over the Coronavirus (COVID-19), town officials are proactively monitoring the situation to provide Shrewsbury residents, town employees, businesses and the general public with updates on some of the measures that have been taken to date ...

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Community Emergency Response Team

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

Shrewsbury Grab & Go Hot Meals

COA Grab and Go

STARTING JULY 7th

Available Monday - Friday

REQUIRED name, address and DOB

MUST call 48 hours before to reserve a meal - 508-841-8640

Donation of $2.50 is suggested

Click here to see the menu online or feel free to call the Senior Center

Pick-up BEHIND Shrewsbu...

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July 2020 Grab & Go Menu Council on Aging Department
Posted on: June 25, 2020

July 2020 Senior Edition Newsletter

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Please click here for the July 2020 edition of the Senior Edition Newsletter.

July 2020 Senior Edition Newsletter Council on Aging Department
Posted on: June 18, 2020

AARP TAXAIDE at the Shrewsbury Senior Center Closed for the Season

The AARP TAXAIDE service offered at the Shrewsbury Senior Center will remain closed for the 2019 income tax season.   As of June 15th the Shrewsbury town government has not set a date to reopen the Senior Center.  It appears unlikely the...

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Council on Aging Department
Posted on: February 26, 2020

The Senior Edition- Senior Newsletter

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The Senior Edition- The Shrewsbury Senior Center and Council on Aging have been undergoing some changes in the past few months. We appreciate your patience through the process. Due to some of these changes, starting March 1st, 2020, if you would like to c...

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Archive of Senior Newsletters Council on Aging Department

News Flash

Posted on: June 12, 2020

2020 Yard Waste Summer Drop-Off Dates

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WHERE:  MUNICIPAL GARAGE at 211 South Street, Shrewsbury, MA, 01545

TIME:  7:30 am to 11:30 am

WHEN: 

  1. Saturday, June 13th - COMPLETE

  2. Saturday, July 11th

  3. Saturday, August 8th

  4. Saturday, September 12th

*IMPORTANT REMINDERS:

  • LEAVES ...
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Yard Waste Drop-off Department of Public Works (DPW)
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Temporary Stormwater Management Permitting Changes due to COVID-19

With the Town Hall closed to the public due to COVID-19, the Stormwater Permit Application process has been slightly disrupted. The DPW would like to remind applicants the standard requirements for obtaining a Stormwater Permit:

  • Physical copies of the appl...
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Department of Public Works (DPW)
Posted on: June 2, 2020

Shrewsbury Completes Solar Array at Home Farm Water Treatment Plant

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In a ceremony in Ware, April 2018, the Baker-Polito Administration, though MassDEP’s Clean Energy Results Program, with support from the Department of Energy Resources and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, awarded $4 million in state Gap II...

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Click here for the project summary Department of Public Works (DPW)
Posted on: June 2, 2020

Project Approval and New Speed Limit along Route 20

45 MPH Sign

Office of Representative Hannah E. Kane

Commonwealth of Massachusetts

For Immediate Release

Contact: Anna Darrow, 617-722-2810, Anna.Darrow@mahouse.gov 

June 1, 2020

$15.4M Shrewsbury Route 20 Project Approved by MassDOT

Rep. Kane and Town Off...

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Read the Press Release Here Department of Public Works (DPW)

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

Electronic Voting Study Committee - Town Meeting Final Report

The Electronic Voting Study Committee review is complete, and their final report is ready for viewing.  Please follow the link provided to download a copy of the Committee's final report.

Link to Report Electronic Voting Study Committee

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Posted on: August 3, 2017

Shrewsbury Employee Intranet Newsflash

Welcome to the Shrewsbury Employee Intranet.  This area is still under construction.  Please check back often for more information.  

Employee Intranet (Employees Only)

News Flash

Posted on: June 2, 2020

Project Approval and New Speed Limit along Route 20

45 MPH Sign

Office of Representative Hannah E. Kane

Commonwealth of Massachusetts

For Immediate Release

Contact: Anna Darrow, 617-722-2810, Anna.Darrow@mahouse.gov 

June 1, 2020

$15.4M Shrewsbury Route 20 Project Approved by MassDOT

Rep. Kane and Town Off...

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Read the Press Release Here Engineering, Planning & Conservation

News Flash

Posted on: February 26, 2020

Town of Shrewsbury Launches New Fiscal Transparency Center

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Shrewsbury, MA  (February 26, 2020) - The Town of Shrewsbury announced today that it has partnered with ClearGov, a leading provider of transparency, budgeting and forecasting solutions for local governments.

This new transparency center will allo...

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Finance Committee

News Flash

Posted on: January 28, 2020

FREE Smoke Detector Installation to Eligible Residents

Smoke Detector Installation

As part of a community risk reduction and public education initiative, the Shrewsbury Fire Department (SFD) is launching a pilot program that will provide smoke detector installations and home-safety assessments to eligible Shrewsbury residents at NO COST...

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Fire Department

News Flash

Posted on: May 26, 2020

Re-opening MA: Phase III - Step I - Effective July 6, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Date of Record: July 2, 2020 

Phase III - "Vigilant" of the state’s plan will be deployed Monday, July 6, 2020 allowing additional businesses such as gyms, sporting events, casinos, museums, and movie thea...

Read on...

Re-opening Massachusetts Health Department
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Weekly Report: 1 Additional Positive Case of COVID-19 in the Town of Shrewsbury

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1 additional positive case of COVID-19 has been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury bringing the total to 318. Positive COVID-19 case reports are updated weekly on Thursday. Click the link for the press release.

Press Release of July 2, 2020 Health Department
Posted on: June 30, 2020

COVID-19 Updated Guidance for those traveling to MA

All travelers arriving to Massachusetts – including Massachusetts residents returning home – are instructed to self-quarantine for 14 days, except that, beginning July 1, 2020, travelers from Rhode Island, Connecticut, Vermont, New Ham...

Read on...

Health Department
Posted on: June 30, 2020

COVID-19 Safety Tips during the 4th of July and the Summer months

The Massachusetts Health Officer’s Association (MHOA) has been working with the Academic Public Health Volunteer Corps (APHVC) who have produced infographics for local Boards of Health for both the 4th of July and the summer months. &am...

Read on...

MHOA Website Health Department
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Reminder for all MA Residents to Wear Masks in Public due to COVID-19

Face Mask Instructions

COVID-19 Order 31 - Effective May 6, 2020

Your cloth face covering should:

✔️ Reach above the nose, below the chin, and completely cover the mouth and nostrils

✔️ Fit snugly against the sides of the face

✔️ Be made of multiple layers of fabric that you can st...

Read on...

Considerations for Wearing Cloth Face Coverings Health Department
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Shrewsbury Positive COVID-19 Cases - Demographic Data

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The Central Massachusetts Regional Public Health Alliance has provided the following demographic data for positive COVID-19 cases in the Town of Shrewsbury as of June 26, 2020: 

Read on...

Health Department
Posted on: February 11, 2020

Annual Shrewsbury Farmers Market - June 17 thru September 30, 2020

About the Market

The Shrewsbury Farmers Market is open every Wednesday from June 17 thru September 30, 2020 offering fresh fruits and vegetables including specialty Asian and micro green produce. Local, grass fed, free range and antibiotic free meats inclu...

Read on...

Farmers Market Flier 2020 Health Department
Posted on: June 16, 2020

Weekly Reporting of Positive COVID-19 Cases in the Town of Shrewsbury

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Please be advised that the Town of Shrewsbury will be transitioning to weekly reporting of new COVID-19 Positive Cases, as opposed to daily reporting. Updates of positive cases will be provided each Thursday afternoon.  The Worcester City Manager...

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Health Department
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Re-opening MA: Phase II - Step II - June 22, 2020

Date of Record: June 19, 2020 - Governor Charlie Baker’s Press Release

The following businesses/services will be eligible reopen in Step II in Phase II on June 22, 2020:

  • Indoor table service at restaurants - please visit RESTAU...
Read on...

Re-opening Massachusetts Health Department
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Shrewsbury Positive COVID-19 Cases - Demographic Data

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The Central Massachusetts Regional Public Health Alliance has provided the following demographic data for positive COVID-19 cases in the Town of Shrewsbury as of June 19, 2020:

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Health Department
Posted on: June 4, 2020

PARKS PHASE II - Updated June 9, 2020

PHASE II PARKS REOPENING

INFORMATION UPDATED ON JUNE 9, 2020

Please review the use of public facilities during the current state of emergency due to COVID-19.  The additional information link below is in regards to what is reopening under Phase II ...

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PHASE II PARKS Additional Info... Health Department
Posted on: May 26, 2020

COVID-19: Steps Businesses need to take before Re-opening

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) also launched www.mass.gov/reopening, which has detailed information about how reopening will proceed. 

There are several steps businesses will need to take to take before re-opening.&a...

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Health Department
Posted on: May 12, 2020

Mosquitoes - Protect yourself this Summer!

Central MA Mosquito Control’s 2020 Spray Schedule

If you would like to opt out of spraying, please complete the Pesticide Exclusion Request online  

Please click the Mosquito Prevention link below for more information.

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Mosquito Prevention Health Department
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Webpage for the Town of Shrewsbury

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As concerns rise over the Coronavirus (COVID-19), town officials are proactively monitoring the situation to provide Shrewsbury residents, town employees, businesses and the general public with updates on some of the measures that have been taken to date ...

Read on...

Health Department
Posted on: January 14, 2020

SepticSmart Week: September 14 thru September 18, 2020

Each year, EPA holds SepticSmart Week with outreach activities to encourage homeowners and communities to care for and maintain their septic systems.

During SepticSmart Week, EPA seeks to inform homeowners on proper septic system care and maintenance, assi...

Read on...

SepticSmart 2020 Announcement Health Department
Posted on: February 28, 2019

Polystyrene Reduction Ban Bylaw - Effective January 1, 2020

In summary, this bylaw is to promote safe, reusable, and sustainable alternatives. It will also enhance both public and environmental health and reduce waste management issues.

Please click the Polystyrene Reduction Ban Bylaw Letter & Flier li...

Read on...

Polystyrene Reduction Ban Letter & Flier Health Department

News Flash

Posted on: June 2, 2020

Project Approval and New Speed Limit along Route 20

45 MPH Sign

Office of Representative Hannah E. Kane

Commonwealth of Massachusetts

For Immediate Release

Contact: Anna Darrow, 617-722-2810, Anna.Darrow@mahouse.gov 

June 1, 2020

$15.4M Shrewsbury Route 20 Project Approved by MassDOT

Rep. Kane and Town Off...

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Read the Press Release Here Highway Department
Posted on: March 28, 2019

New Permitting Fee Schedules

New fee schedules for Driveway, Trench on private property and Road Opening Permits have been in effect since January 1, 2019. Click here to see more details.

Click here for more details

Highway Department

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Re-opening MA: Phase III - Step I - Effective July 6, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Date of Record: July 2, 2020 

Phase III - "Vigilant" of the state’s plan will be deployed Monday, July 6, 2020 allowing additional businesses such as gyms, sporting events, casinos, museums, and movie thea...

Read on...

Re-opening Massachusetts Home
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Weekly Report: 1 Additional Positive Case of COVID-19 in the Town of Shrewsbury

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1 additional positive case of COVID-19 has been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury bringing the total to 318. Positive COVID-19 case reports are updated weekly on Thursday. Click the link for the press release.

Press Release of July 2, 2020 Home
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Reopening Guidelines for Town Offices

Reopening Guidelines

Issued July 2, 2020

Town Hall

(including School Department & SELCO)

Town Hall will be opening to the public on Tuesday July 7, 2020 for appointment only for essential services when other methods are not suitable. Appointments can be ma...
Read on...

Home
Posted on: June 30, 2020

COVID-19 Updated Guidance for those traveling to MA

All travelers arriving to Massachusetts – including Massachusetts residents returning home – are instructed to self-quarantine for 14 days, except that, beginning July 1, 2020, travelers from Rhode Island, Connecticut, Vermont, New Ham...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: June 30, 2020

COVID-19 Safety Tips during the 4th of July and the Summer months

The Massachusetts Health Officer’s Association (MHOA) has been working with the Academic Public Health Volunteer Corps (APHVC) who have produced infographics for local Boards of Health for both the 4th of July and the summer months. &am...

Read on...

MHOA Website Home
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Important Message from the Water & Sewer Division - Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

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The annual drinking water quality report for calendar year 2019 is now ready and can be viewed at www.shrewsburyma.gov/depreportccr  

This document, also known as the Customer Confidence Report, contains important information about Shrewsbury&...

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Home
Posted on: June 16, 2020

Town Officials Discuss Racial Inequalities, Proclaim June 19th as Juneteenth, Propose Task Force

On June 15, 2020, the Board of Selectmen proclaimed June 19th as Juneteenth:

This is following a discussion from June 4th in which the Board released a statement regarding death of George Floyd in Minnesota and the resulting protests across the nation. The...

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Home
Posted on: June 30, 2020

Vacancy Notice: Historic District Commission

The Board of Selectmen is seeking a qualified person interested in serving on the Historic District Commission for a three year term to expire on June 30, 2023.  This seven person commission is charged with all powers and duties associated with a...

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Home
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Shrewsbury Positive COVID-19 Cases - Demographic Data

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The Central Massachusetts Regional Public Health Alliance has provided the following demographic data for positive COVID-19 cases in the Town of Shrewsbury as of June 26, 2020: 

Read on...

Home
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Reminder for all MA Residents to Wear Masks in Public due to COVID-19

Face Mask Instructions

COVID-19 Order 31 - Effective May 6, 2020

Your cloth face covering should:

✔️ Reach above the nose, below the chin, and completely cover the mouth and nostrils

✔️ Fit snugly against the sides of the face

✔️ Be made of multiple layers of fabric that you can st...

Read on...

Considerations for Wearing Cloth Face Coverings Home
Posted on: June 26, 2020

Board of Selectmen & Town Moderator Meet to Discuss 2020 Annual Town Meeting Quorum Reduction

Town Meeting

Pursuant to Section 7 of Chapter 92 of the Acts of 2020, the Board of Selectmen of the will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, at 7:15 p.m., remotely via Google Meet, to consider, in consultation with and with the approval of the Shrewsbury ...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: February 11, 2020

Annual Shrewsbury Farmers Market - June 17 thru September 30, 2020

About the Market

The Shrewsbury Farmers Market is open every Wednesday from June 17 thru September 30, 2020 offering fresh fruits and vegetables including specialty Asian and micro green produce. Local, grass fed, free range and antibiotic free meats inclu...

Read on...

Farmers Market Flier 2020 Home
Posted on: June 26, 2020

Annual Town Meeting Postponed to July 29, 2020 at Shrewsbury High School

Shrewsbury High School

Due to COVID-19, The Annual Town Meeting has been rescheduled to Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 7:00 pm at Shrewsbury High School Field House, 64 Holden Street, as determined by the Town Moderator pursuant to M.G.L. Chapter 39 Section 10A

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Solid Waste & Recycling Update_Fiscal Year 2021 Service Calendar

The Fiscal Year 2021 Solid Waste & Recycling Service Calendar provided through Waste Management is now available.  Residents should receive the mailer by the end of the month if not already.  The mailer may also be found here. &n...

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Shrewsbury Positive COVID-19 Cases - Demographic Data

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The Central Massachusetts Regional Public Health Alliance has provided the following demographic data for positive COVID-19 cases in the Town of Shrewsbury as of June 19, 2020:

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Shrewsbury Town Buildings Closed to the Public until July 6, 2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Shrewsbury Town Buildings Closed to the Public until July 6, 2020

Shrewsbury, MA – June 19, 2020

In response to the Coronavirus and in consideration of information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Mas...

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Press Release of June 19, 2020 Home
Posted on: May 11, 2020

June 22 Update from the Water & Sewer Division - Route 20 Sewer Project Will Start Night Work

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Update on the Route 20 sewer upgrade project which includes details on night work that will be completed:  

J.L Raymaakers began construction on Route 20 (Hartford Turnpike) on May 18, 2020 and has progressed from Lakeside Drive to Lake Street wit...

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Map of Route 20 Sewer System Upgrades Home
Posted on: June 12, 2020

2020 Yard Waste Summer Drop-Off Dates

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WHERE:  MUNICIPAL GARAGE at 211 South Street, Shrewsbury, MA, 01545

TIME:  7:30 am to 11:30 am

WHEN: 

  1. Saturday, June 13th - COMPLETE

  2. Saturday, July 11th

  3. Saturday, August 8th

  4. Saturday, September 12th

*IMPORTANT REMINDERS:

  • LEAVES ...
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Yard Waste Drop-off Home
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Water & Sewer Permit Update

As part of our ongoing commitment to providing innovative, up-to-date, and efficient services, the Town of Shrewsbury Department of Public Works will migrate the Water & Sewer permitting process to ViewPoint and join the effort started by the Building...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Re-opening MA: Phase II - Step II - June 22, 2020

Date of Record: June 19, 2020 - Governor Charlie Baker’s Press Release

The following businesses/services will be eligible reopen in Step II in Phase II on June 22, 2020:

  • Indoor table service at restaurants - please visit RESTAU...
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Re-opening Massachusetts Home
Posted on: June 16, 2020

Weekly Reporting of Positive COVID-19 Cases in the Town of Shrewsbury

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Please be advised that the Town of Shrewsbury will be transitioning to weekly reporting of new COVID-19 Positive Cases, as opposed to daily reporting. Updates of positive cases will be provided each Thursday afternoon.  The Worcester City Manager...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Re-opening MA: Step 1 of Phase II - Effective June 8, 2020

Date of Record: June 6, 2020 - Governor Charlie Baker’s Press Release: The Governor initiated Phase II of the Re-Opening Plan by formal EXECUTIVE ORDER 35 and only following a careful review of public health data. This Order outlines details for...

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Re-opening Massachusetts Home
Posted on: June 8, 2020

2019 Annual Town Report

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The Town of Shrewsbury 2019 Annual Town Report is now available to view. Click here.

2019 Annual Town Report Home
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Statement Regarding the Recent Death of George Floyd and the Resulting National Protests

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The Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen strongly denounces the shocking and horrific actions of those Minneapolis police officers that resulted in the tragic death of George Floyd. Their actions reflect poorly on the hundreds of thousands of honorable and profe...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Re-opening MA - Phase II: "Cautious" Effective Date TBD

The Governor initiated Phase II of the Re-Opening Plan by formal EXECUTIVE ORDER 35 and only following a careful review of public health data. This Order outlines details for Phase II.

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Re-opening Massachusetts Home
Posted on: June 2, 2020

Shrewsbury Completes Solar Array at Home Farm Water Treatment Plant

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In a ceremony in Ware, April 2018, the Baker-Polito Administration, though MassDEP’s Clean Energy Results Program, with support from the Department of Energy Resources and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, awarded $4 million in state Gap II...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

Project Approval and New Speed Limit along Route 20

45 MPH Sign

Office of Representative Hannah E. Kane

Commonwealth of Massachusetts

For Immediate Release

Contact: Anna Darrow, 617-722-2810, Anna.Darrow@mahouse.gov 

June 1, 2020

$15.4M Shrewsbury Route 20 Project Approved by MassDOT

Rep. Kane and Town Off...

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Read the Press Release Here Home
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Annual Town Meeting Warrant - June 29, 2020

Town Meeting

The 2020 Annual Town Meeting Warrant has been posted. The Town Meeting has been scheduled by the Board of Selectmen for June 29, 2020 at 7:00 pm at the Shrewsbury High School Field House located at 64 Holden Street (please note location change).

Given the ...

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June 29, 2020 Annual Town Meeting Warrant Home
Posted on: May 26, 2020

COVID-19: Steps Businesses need to take before Re-opening

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) also launched www.mass.gov/reopening, which has detailed information about how reopening will proceed. 

There are several steps businesses will need to take to take before re-opening.&a...

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

Mosquitoes - Protect yourself this Summer!

Central MA Mosquito Control’s 2020 Spray Schedule

If you would like to opt out of spraying, please complete the Pesticide Exclusion Request online  

Please click the Mosquito Prevention link below for more information.

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Mosquito Prevention Home
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Water Use Restrictions

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Water Use Restrictions

Whereas The Board of Selectmen has determined that a shortage of water exists and conservation measures are necessary to ensure an adequate supply of water to all water consumers, and 

Whereas The conditions set forth in the ...

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Home
Posted on: April 9, 2020

Annual Town Meeting & Election Postponed

The Board of Selectmen, acting under newly granted authority by the Legislature and Governor (Chapter 53 of the Acts of 2020) is announcing the postponement of the Annual Town Election, originally scheduled for May 5, 2020, and the Annual Town Meeting, or...

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Press Release of April 9, 2020 Home
Posted on: April 9, 2020

Board of Selectmen extend payment due dates for Property Tax Bills and Exemptions

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On April 7, 2020, the Board of Selectmen voted on tax-payer initiatives including 

  • changing the 4th quarter tax bill due date from May 1, 2020 to June 1, 2020
  • waiving interest and penalties for certain bills if paid in full by June 30, 2020
  • extendin...
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Press Release of April 9, 2020 Home
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Make payments online through UNIPAY.

UniPay

Due to the COVID-19 State of Emergency, Town Hall is closed to the public and Town offices are working with reduced staffing levels.  To assist all of our community’s clients we are encouraging individuals to make payments online throug...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Webpage for the Town of Shrewsbury

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As concerns rise over the Coronavirus (COVID-19), town officials are proactively monitoring the situation to provide Shrewsbury residents, town employees, businesses and the general public with updates on some of the measures that have been taken to date ...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

COVID-19 Report from the Town Manager - 3/24/2020


The following is a transcript of the report given to the Board of Selectmen at its meeting on March 24, 2020.

COVID-19 Report from the Town Manager - 3/24/2020 Home
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Board of Selectmen vote to enact a Declaration of Local State of Emergency in response to COVID-19

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On March 24, 2020, the Board of Selectmen voted to enact a Declaration of Local State of Emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.As Town Manager Kevin Mizikar stated,"First and foremost, the Declaration of Emergency will acknowledge just how s...

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Declaration of Local State of Emergency_COVID19 Home
Posted on: February 26, 2020

Town of Shrewsbury Launches New Fiscal Transparency Center

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Shrewsbury, MA  (February 26, 2020) - The Town of Shrewsbury announced today that it has partnered with ClearGov, a leading provider of transparency, budgeting and forecasting solutions for local governments.

This new transparency center will allo...

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Posted on: February 26, 2020

The Senior Edition- Senior Newsletter

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The Senior Edition- The Shrewsbury Senior Center and Council on Aging have been undergoing some changes in the past few months. We appreciate your patience through the process. Due to some of these changes, starting March 1st, 2020, if you would like to c...

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Posted on: January 28, 2020

FREE Smoke Detector Installation to Eligible Residents

Smoke Detector Installation

As part of a community risk reduction and public education initiative, the Shrewsbury Fire Department (SFD) is launching a pilot program that will provide smoke detector installations and home-safety assessments to eligible Shrewsbury residents at NO COST...

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

Mosquitoes - Protect yourself this Summer!

Central MA Mosquito Control’s 2020 Spray Schedule

If you would like to opt out of spraying, please complete the Pesticide Exclusion Request online  

Please click the Mosquito Prevention link below for more information.

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Mosquito Prevention Mosquitoes and Ticks

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

PARKS PHASE II - Updated June 9, 2020

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PHASE II PARKS REOPENING

INFORMATION UPDATED ON JUNE 9, 2020

Please review the use of public facilities during the current state of emergency due to COVID-19.  The additional information link below is in regards to what is reopening under Phase II ...

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PHASE II PARKS Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Parks & Recreation Summer Programs & Events Cancelled

Due to the uncertainty and concerns for COVID-19 we have made the difficult decision to cancel our summer recreation programs including the summer playground program.

Keeping the children and staff safe is our first concern for us during this difficult tim...

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Statement from the Shrewsbury Police Department 6/1/2020

The Shrewsbury Police Department denounces the horrific actions of the Minneapolis police officers that resulted in the death of George Floyd. Our employees are committed to strive for excellence by delivering our services with the highest degree of profe...

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Shrewsbury Town Buildings Closed to the Public until July 6, 2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Shrewsbury Town Buildings Closed to the Public until July 6, 2020

Shrewsbury, MA – June 19, 2020

In response to the Coronavirus and in consideration of information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Mas...

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Press Release of June 19, 2020 Public Buildings

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

No Trash and Recycling Delay on July 3, 2020

No Trash and Recycling Delay on July 3, 2020.  Though the holiday is observed, July 3rd, there is NO DELAY for Shrewsbury trash and recycling collections, this week or next week. Please have your items at the curb on or before 7am!  http...

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Solid Waste & Recycling
Posted on: June 23, 2020

Solid Waste & Recycling Update_Fiscal Year 2021 Service Calendar

The Fiscal Year 2021 Solid Waste & Recycling Service Calendar provided through Waste Management is now available.  Residents should receive the mailer by the end of the month if not already.  The mailer may also be found here. &n...

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Solid Waste & Recycling
Posted on: June 12, 2020

2020 Yard Waste Summer Drop-Off Dates

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WHERE:  MUNICIPAL GARAGE at 211 South Street, Shrewsbury, MA, 01545

TIME:  7:30 am to 11:30 am

WHEN: 

  1. Saturday, June 13th - COMPLETE

  2. Saturday, July 11th

  3. Saturday, August 8th

  4. Saturday, September 12th

*IMPORTANT REMINDERS:

  • LEAVES ...
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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Webpage for the Town of Shrewsbury

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As concerns rise over the Coronavirus (COVID-19), town officials are proactively monitoring the situation to provide Shrewsbury residents, town employees, businesses and the general public with updates on some of the measures that have been taken to date ...

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Solid Waste & Recycling

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

Board of Selectmen & Town Moderator Meet to Discuss 2020 Annual Town Meeting Quorum Reduction

Town Meeting

Pursuant to Section 7 of Chapter 92 of the Acts of 2020, the Board of Selectmen of the will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, at 7:15 p.m., remotely via Google Meet, to consider, in consultation with and with the approval of the Shrewsbury ...

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

Annual Town Meeting Postponed to July 29, 2020 at Shrewsbury High School

Shrewsbury High School

Due to COVID-19, The Annual Town Meeting has been rescheduled to Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 7:00 pm at Shrewsbury High School Field House, 64 Holden Street, as determined by the Town Moderator pursuant to M.G.L. Chapter 39 Section 10A

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

2019 Annual Town Report

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The Town of Shrewsbury 2019 Annual Town Report is now available to view. Click here.

2019 Annual Town Report Town Clerk
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Annual Town Meeting Warrant - June 29, 2020

Town Meeting

The 2020 Annual Town Meeting Warrant has been posted. The Town Meeting has been scheduled by the Board of Selectmen for June 29, 2020 at 7:00 pm at the Shrewsbury High School Field House located at 64 Holden Street (please note location change).

Given the ...

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June 29, 2020 Annual Town Meeting Warrant Town Clerk
Posted on: April 9, 2020

Annual Town Meeting & Election Postponed

The Board of Selectmen, acting under newly granted authority by the Legislature and Governor (Chapter 53 of the Acts of 2020) is announcing the postponement of the Annual Town Election, originally scheduled for May 5, 2020, and the Annual Town Meeting, or...

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Press Release of April 9, 2020 Town Clerk

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Posted on: April 9, 2020

Board of Selectmen extend payment due dates for Property Tax Bills and Exemptions

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On April 7, 2020, the Board of Selectmen voted on tax-payer initiatives including 

  • changing the 4th quarter tax bill due date from May 1, 2020 to June 1, 2020
  • waiving interest and penalties for certain bills if paid in full by June 30, 2020
  • extendin...
Read on...

Press Release of April 9, 2020 Town Finances
Posted on: February 26, 2020

Town of Shrewsbury Launches New Fiscal Transparency Center

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Shrewsbury, MA  (February 26, 2020) - The Town of Shrewsbury announced today that it has partnered with ClearGov, a leading provider of transparency, budgeting and forecasting solutions for local governments.

This new transparency center will allo...

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Town Finances

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Weekly Report: 1 Additional Positive Case of COVID-19 in the Town of Shrewsbury

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1 additional positive case of COVID-19 has been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury bringing the total to 318. Positive COVID-19 case reports are updated weekly on Thursday. Click the link for the press release.

Press Release of July 2, 2020 Town Manager
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Reopening Guidelines for Town Offices

Reopening Guidelines

Issued July 2, 2020

Town Hall

(including School Department & SELCO)

Town Hall will be opening to the public on Tuesday July 7, 2020 for appointment only for essential services when other methods are not suitable. Appointments can be ma...
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Town Manager
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Shrewsbury Positive COVID-19 Cases - Demographic Data

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The Central Massachusetts Regional Public Health Alliance has provided the following demographic data for positive COVID-19 cases in the Town of Shrewsbury as of June 26, 2020: 

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Town Manager
Posted on: June 26, 2020

Board of Selectmen & Town Moderator Meet to Discuss 2020 Annual Town Meeting Quorum Reduction

Town Meeting

Pursuant to Section 7 of Chapter 92 of the Acts of 2020, the Board of Selectmen of the will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, at 7:15 p.m., remotely via Google Meet, to consider, in consultation with and with the approval of the Shrewsbury ...

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Town Manager
Posted on: June 26, 2020

Annual Town Meeting Postponed to July 29, 2020 at Shrewsbury High School

Shrewsbury High School

Due to COVID-19, The Annual Town Meeting has been rescheduled to Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 7:00 pm at Shrewsbury High School Field House, 64 Holden Street, as determined by the Town Moderator pursuant to M.G.L. Chapter 39 Section 10A

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Shrewsbury Positive COVID-19 Cases - Demographic Data

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The Central Massachusetts Regional Public Health Alliance has provided the following demographic data for positive COVID-19 cases in the Town of Shrewsbury as of June 19, 2020:

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Town Manager
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Shrewsbury Town Buildings Closed to the Public until July 6, 2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Shrewsbury Town Buildings Closed to the Public until July 6, 2020

Shrewsbury, MA – June 19, 2020

In response to the Coronavirus and in consideration of information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Mas...

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Press Release of June 19, 2020 Town Manager
Posted on: June 16, 2020

Town Officials Discuss Racial Inequalities, Proclaim June 19th as Juneteenth, Propose Task Force

On June 15, 2020, the Board of Selectmen proclaimed June 19th as Juneteenth:

This is following a discussion from June 4th in which the Board released a statement regarding death of George Floyd in Minnesota and the resulting protests across the nation. The...

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Town Manager
Posted on: June 16, 2020

Weekly Reporting of Positive COVID-19 Cases in the Town of Shrewsbury

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Please be advised that the Town of Shrewsbury will be transitioning to weekly reporting of new COVID-19 Positive Cases, as opposed to daily reporting. Updates of positive cases will be provided each Thursday afternoon.  The Worcester City Manager...

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Town Manager
Posted on: June 8, 2020

2019 Annual Town Report

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The Town of Shrewsbury 2019 Annual Town Report is now available to view. Click here.

2019 Annual Town Report Town Manager
Posted on: June 2, 2020

Project Approval and New Speed Limit along Route 20

45 MPH Sign

Office of Representative Hannah E. Kane

Commonwealth of Massachusetts

For Immediate Release

Contact: Anna Darrow, 617-722-2810, Anna.Darrow@mahouse.gov 

June 1, 2020

$15.4M Shrewsbury Route 20 Project Approved by MassDOT

Rep. Kane and Town Off...

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Read the Press Release Here Town Manager
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Annual Town Meeting Warrant - June 29, 2020

Town Meeting

The 2020 Annual Town Meeting Warrant has been posted. The Town Meeting has been scheduled by the Board of Selectmen for June 29, 2020 at 7:00 pm at the Shrewsbury High School Field House located at 64 Holden Street (please note location change).

Given the ...

Read on...

June 29, 2020 Annual Town Meeting Warrant Town Manager
Posted on: April 9, 2020

Annual Town Meeting & Election Postponed

The Board of Selectmen, acting under newly granted authority by the Legislature and Governor (Chapter 53 of the Acts of 2020) is announcing the postponement of the Annual Town Election, originally scheduled for May 5, 2020, and the Annual Town Meeting, or...

Read on...

Press Release of April 9, 2020 Town Manager
Posted on: April 9, 2020

Board of Selectmen extend payment due dates for Property Tax Bills and Exemptions

House with money sign

On April 7, 2020, the Board of Selectmen voted on tax-payer initiatives including 

  • changing the 4th quarter tax bill due date from May 1, 2020 to June 1, 2020
  • waiving interest and penalties for certain bills if paid in full by June 30, 2020
  • extendin...
Read on...

Press Release of April 9, 2020 Town Manager
Posted on: March 26, 2020

COVID-19 Report from the Town Manager - 3/24/2020


The following is a transcript of the report given to the Board of Selectmen at its meeting on March 24, 2020.

COVID-19 Report from the Town Manager - 3/24/2020 Town Manager
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Board of Selectmen vote to enact a Declaration of Local State of Emergency in response to COVID-19

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On March 24, 2020, the Board of Selectmen voted to enact a Declaration of Local State of Emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.As Town Manager Kevin Mizikar stated,"First and foremost, the Declaration of Emergency will acknowledge just how s...

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Declaration of Local State of Emergency_COVID19 Town Manager
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Shrewsbury Town Buildings Closed to the Public until March 27, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEShrewsbury Town Buildings Closed to the Public until March 27, 2020

Shrewsbury, MA – March 19, 2020

In response to the Coronavirus, and in consideration of information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),...

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Press Release March 19, 2020 Town Manager
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Webpage for the Town of Shrewsbury

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As concerns rise over the Coronavirus (COVID-19), town officials are proactively monitoring the situation to provide Shrewsbury residents, town employees, businesses and the general public with updates on some of the measures that have been taken to date ...

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Town Manager
Posted on: February 26, 2020

Town of Shrewsbury Launches New Fiscal Transparency Center

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Shrewsbury, MA  (February 26, 2020) - The Town of Shrewsbury announced today that it has partnered with ClearGov, a leading provider of transparency, budgeting and forecasting solutions for local governments.

This new transparency center will allo...

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Town Manager
Posted on: April 1, 2020

Town of Shrewsbury Announces Price Increase to “Pay-as-You-Throw” Trash Program

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SHREWSBURY — Town Manager Kevin Mizikar reports that the Town of Shrewsbury is raising fees for its “Pay-as-You-Throw” trash removal program.

Currently, approximately 57% of the cost of the program is subsidized by municipal t...

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2020 PAYT Rate Increase Report & Details Town Manager
Posted on: June 28, 2019

NEW Solid Waste & Recycling Program to begin on MONDAY July 1, 2019

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Effective July 1, 2019, the Town of Shrewsbury and Waste Management are introducing a new Solid Waste & Recycling Program. A number of information sessions were held for this rollout which can be viewed at the links below. The top questions and answer...

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Town Manager

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

Board of Selectmen & Town Moderator Meet to Discuss 2020 Annual Town Meeting Quorum Reduction

Town Meeting

Pursuant to Section 7 of Chapter 92 of the Acts of 2020, the Board of Selectmen of the will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, at 7:15 p.m., remotely via Google Meet, to consider, in consultation with and with the approval of the Shrewsbury ...

Read on...

Town Moderator
Posted on: June 26, 2020

Annual Town Meeting Postponed to July 29, 2020 at Shrewsbury High School

Shrewsbury High School

Due to COVID-19, The Annual Town Meeting has been rescheduled to Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 7:00 pm at Shrewsbury High School Field House, 64 Holden Street, as determined by the Town Moderator pursuant to M.G.L. Chapter 39 Section 10A

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Click here to view the 2020 Town Meeting Warrant Town Moderator
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Annual Town Meeting Warrant - June 29, 2020

Town Meeting

The 2020 Annual Town Meeting Warrant has been posted. The Town Meeting has been scheduled by the Board of Selectmen for June 29, 2020 at 7:00 pm at the Shrewsbury High School Field House located at 64 Holden Street (please note location change).

Given the ...

Read on...

June 29, 2020 Annual Town Meeting Warrant Town Moderator
Posted on: April 12, 2020

2 additional positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury

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2 additional positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury bringing the total to 86. Click the link for the press release.

Press Release of April 12, 2020 Town Moderator

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

Online Billing Instructional Video

To assist those interested in paying municipal bills online, the Treasurer’s office has developed an instructional video as to how to pay a Utility bill online through UNIPAY, the Town’s online payment portal.  UNIPAY Instruct...

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Pay Online Treasurer's Office
Posted on: April 9, 2020

Board of Selectmen extend payment due dates for Property Tax Bills and Exemptions

House with money sign

On April 7, 2020, the Board of Selectmen voted on tax-payer initiatives including 

  • changing the 4th quarter tax bill due date from May 1, 2020 to June 1, 2020
  • waiving interest and penalties for certain bills if paid in full by June 30, 2020
  • extendin...
Read on...

Press Release of April 9, 2020 Treasurer's Office
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Make payments online through UNIPAY.

UniPay

Due to the COVID-19 State of Emergency, Town Hall is closed to the public and Town offices are working with reduced staffing levels.  To assist all of our community’s clients we are encouraging individuals to make payments online throug...

Read on...

Treasurer's Office

News Flash

Posted on: July 1, 2020

Important Message from the Water & Sewer Division - Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

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The annual drinking water quality report for calendar year 2019 is now ready and can be viewed at www.shrewsburyma.gov/depreportccr  

This document, also known as the Customer Confidence Report, contains important information about Shrewsbury&...

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Water & Sewer Department
Posted on: May 11, 2020

June 22 Update from the Water & Sewer Division - Route 20 Sewer Project Will Start Night Work

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Update on the Route 20 sewer upgrade project which includes details on night work that will be completed:  

J.L Raymaakers began construction on Route 20 (Hartford Turnpike) on May 18, 2020 and has progressed from Lakeside Drive to Lake Street wit...

Read on...

Map of Route 20 Sewer System Upgrades Water & Sewer Department
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Water Use Restrictions

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Water Use Restrictions

Whereas The Board of Selectmen has determined that a shortage of water exists and conservation measures are necessary to ensure an adequate supply of water to all water consumers, and 

Whereas The conditions set forth in the ...

Read on...

Water & Sewer Department
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Water & Sewer Permit Update

As part of our ongoing commitment to providing innovative, up-to-date, and efficient services, the Town of Shrewsbury Department of Public Works will migrate the Water & Sewer permitting process to ViewPoint and join the effort started by the Building...

Read on...

Water & Sewer Department
Posted on: June 2, 2020

Shrewsbury Completes Solar Array at Home Farm Water Treatment Plant

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In a ceremony in Ware, April 2018, the Baker-Polito Administration, though MassDEP’s Clean Energy Results Program, with support from the Department of Energy Resources and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, awarded $4 million in state Gap II...

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Click here for the project summary Water & Sewer Department
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Important Reminder from the Shrewsbury Water and Sewer Division - Please Only Flush Toilet Paper

Sewer System Critical Message

We understand that toilet paper is in short supply but even "flushable" wipes are not flushable.  Several communities have reported major issues with their sewer system due to products other than toilet paper being flushed.  No...

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Important Message Regarding the Sewer System Water & Sewer Department

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